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Compliance Officer – Nyeri at The Coca-Cola Company

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Job Description

Key Purpose Statement 

  • The Compliance Officer will be responsible for ensuring adherence to Company Polices across the operations as well as evaluate the Risk and Control Environment of the Company.

Key Duties & Responsibilities    

Internal Controls and Reporting:

  • Steer compliance operations to facilitate a more robust and proficient approach, reduce fraud and ensure control gaps are closed.
  • Maintain standard operating practices SOPs, and ensure alignment of compliance-related policies, controls and processes; provide input to the development of SOPs as required
  • Conduct quarterly Risk and Control Matrix  and Controls Self-Assessment  testing.
  • Monitor and manage performance against each RACM and CSA control, review audit findings and monitor actions implemented to close out gaps and correct deviations identified
  • Implement and monitor changes and new controls introduced, and ensure changes are embedded into the operations
  • Update and review RACM narratives cross functionally to align these to business processes and RACM requirements
  • Proactively reduce risks and enhance compliance detection concerns by driving alignment across functions in terms of system adaptation and implementation
  • Investigate and propose amendments to current systems, and/or implement new systems that reduce risk in the operational environment
  • Review System Segregation of Duties and design mitigations to minimise risk
  • Conduct whistle-blow and fraud investigations in-country in an unbiased and independent manner while maintaining total confidentiality and following the required process
  • Perform spot checks and surprise checks to ensure compliance at all times
  • Generate regular reports as may be required from time to time for review by the Compliance manager for onward reporting.

Internal and  External Audit:

  • Review audit requests and the allocation of information requests to applicable process owners; guide auditors and the operations to ensure the smooth running of audits within the allocated time period.
  • Collate and submit requested information to internal and external auditors to assess compliance to internal controls
  • Review, analyse and interpret key audit findings and associated action plans for the country to adequately mitigate the identified risk; investigate and escalate findings or issues as applicable
  • Drive closure of audit findings to mitigate further risk to the in-country business
  • Adhere to the country governance calendar and fulfil the activities throughout the year

Risk and Governance Capability environment:

  • Promote a culture of risk awareness and clear accountability throughout the organisation
  • Provide input into the development of training content to improve internal control and governance capabilities across the business
  • Ensure the organisation’s risks and liabilities are highlighted and reviewed through continuous update and review of the country risk registers

Relationship Management:

  • Build and maintain collaborative relationships with multiple customers and stakeholders in-country; understand needs and operating contexts, and manage expectations
  • Actively contribute to a knowledge-sharing culture within the country compliance team
  • Communicate openly with the Compliance Community of Practice to share information
  • Apply effective problem-solving methods to find workable solutions to issues
  • Interact at all levels internal and external to resolve issues constructively

Skills, Experience & Education

  • First degree from a recognized university in BCOM, Finance or Accounting
  • Certified Public Accountant , ACCA, and or Certified Internal Auditor  with relevant experience will be considered
  • Additional diplomas such as Control Framework Design, Policy Framing, Forensics Investigation, will be considered an advantage
  • Hands-on experience of SAP and or Microsoft Dynamics essential
  • Previous governance and control experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred
  • Additional Internal audit experience will be advantageous


  • At least 5 years working experience in an External Audit and Internal Audit field.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to The Coca-Cola Company on ccba.erecruit.co to apply
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